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DD0028: Direct Pulp Cap, Cracked Teeth & Endo

Date: 11/16/2016 - 11/16/2016
Course Status: Cancelled
Facility: Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
Location: Anchorage, AK
Instructor: Li-Kuei Hung
Level: Review
Audience: Dentists, DHA
Quota: 2 - 100 students
Tuition: $0.00
Hours: 1.00 (Total CDE); 1.00 (AGD - 077)
Joint Sponsorship: No
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This one-hour course for dentists and dental health aide therapists explores the success of mineral trioxide aggregate [MTA] when used in direct pulp capping, reviews literature on cracked teeth, and reviews literature on reciprocating rotation in endodontics.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
1. Discuss the success rate of mineral trioxide aggregate [MTA] when used for direct pulp capping;
2. Review the advantages of reciprocating rotation in endodontics; and
3. Identify and diagnose cracked teeth, and explain possible treatments and treatment outcomes associated with cracked teeth.

Speaker / Presenter:

Li-Kuei Hung — For follow-up questions, please contact the speaker at

Disclosure Policy:

It is the policy of the Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health, that faculty/planners disclose any financial or other relationships with commercial companies whose products may be discussed in the educational activity. The Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health, also requires that faculty disclose any unlabeled or investigative use of pharmaceutical products and medical devices. Images that have been falsified or manipulated to misrepresent treatment outcomes are prohibited.

None of the faculty/planners for this activity has a conflict of interest, and there is no use of unlabeled or investigative pharmaceutical products or medical devices. No images have been falsified or manipulated to misrepresent treatment outcomes.The educational objectives, content, and selection of educational methods and instructors are conducted independent of any commercial entity.

The IHS Division of Oral Health is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider

The IHS Division of Oral Health is an accredited sponsor of continuing education under the American Dental Association Continuing Education Recognition Program (CERP). ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the IHS at IHS CDE Coordinator or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at



Tuition Payment Information:


Tuition Policy:

Tuition must be paid in full 8 weeks prior to the start date of any course. Request for refunds must be received in writing at least two weeks before the course begins. For each refund request, there will be an administrative charge of $100. No refunds will be made to registrants who fail to attend a course. If IHS CDE program cancels a course, then 100% of the tuition will be refunded.